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Brad Richards was a star well before joining Dallas. (Photo courtesy of kaatiya/ Flikr.)

For Brad Richards, Final vs. Tampa Brings Career Full Circle

The year was 2004.  A youthful Brad Richards had just been a crucial cog in a Stanley Cup winning team. That team, of course, being none other than the Tampa […]

Steven Stamkos leads the growing Lightning both on and off the ice. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Stanley Cup Final Preview: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Every year the hockey world unites in anticipation and excitement around one defining event. The Stanley Cup Final has become synonymous with hockey itself. It represents the epic culmination of […]

If the NHL only had six teams, you'd assume that Stamkos would be one of the 24 centres. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Game of Numbers: Tampa Bay Lightning Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, franchise […]

by · June 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
Stanley Cup Preview: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Stanley Cup Preview: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

This Time It’s Personal The Stanley Cup Finals are set as the Chicago Blackhawks will meet the Tampa Bay Lighting in the best of seven beginning Wednesday, June 3rd   for […]

Ben Bishop was solid in his first season in a Lightning uniform and Evgeni Nabokov's veteran presence should only help Tampa Bay. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Ben Bishop and Tampa Bay’s Road to the Stanley Cup Finals

When credit is due, credit is due, and Ben Bishop deserves full credit for backstopping the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Stanley Cup Finals. Ben Bishop played his way through […]

Steven Stamkos leads the growing Lightning both on and off the ice. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

How Real is the Wales Trophy and Campbell Bowl Jinx?

You will excuse the Prince of Wales Trophy and Clarence Campbell Bowl if they are feeling a little neglected these days. On Saturday night the Chicago Blackhawks won their third Western Conference Championship. […]

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Jonathan Drouin, Seth Jones and the 2013 NHL Entry Draft

Considering the Tampa Bay Lightning are about to make their second ever appearance in the Stanley Cup Final and first since beating the Calgary Flames back in 2004, some may find it […]

The Lightning celebrate their Game 7 victory against the Rangers

Bishop Dethrones The King; Tampa Bay Advance To The Stanley Cup Final

After 60 minutes of hard-fought hockey, an exchange of best regards and the Prince Of Whales Trophy was awarded, only one team stood victorious on the ice at Madison Square […]

by · May 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning
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Lightning’s Alex Killorn Joins Exclusive Company

Alex Killorn’s first NHL point came against the New York Rangers.  His latest NHL point is probably the biggest point of his short career to date.  It certainly won’t be […]

by · May 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
Steven Stamkos leads the growing Lightning both on and off the ice. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Tampa Bay Lightning: 2015 Eastern Conference Champions

Fighting for the Finals It had been well documented how Henrik Lundqvist, dubbed The King by his legions of followers, had never lost a Game 7 at Madison Square Garden.  […]

by · May 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Will The King Beat Bishop? Who Will Take Game 7?

It’s the Rangers second Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and this one is bigger than the last. The Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning can both taste the Stanley […]

by · May 29, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning
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Game Seven Hockey Heaven

View image | gettyimages.com Game Seven. Hockey Heaven. Is there anything in all of sports better than the Stanley Cup Playoffs? I say the Stanley Cup Playoffs smoke other sports. […]